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5 Steps to Getting Started With Native Instruments Kontakt
Kontakt has become one of the most popular and respected software samplers for modern musicians. If you're relatively new to Kontakt then these 5 steps will get you up and running in no time.
Sep. 5, 2015
Creating a Mapped Multi-Out Patch with Propellerhead Reason's NN-XT
Why would you want multiple outputs from a sampler? What good are these in Reason's NN-XT? G.W. Childs shows creative and CPU-saving reasons for using multi-outs in Propellerhead's NN-XT sampler.
G.W. Childs IV
Sep. 2, 2015
Sample Logic Morphs and Mutilates Best Balinese Gamelan Instruments
Recorded at the world-famous Skywalker Sound Studios, Sample Logic have released a new premium instrument for Kontakt, Gamelan. Expect cinematic-quality atmospheres, loops & melodic instruments.
Sep. 1, 2015
Review: ProjectSAM Swing
Although marketed as a jazz film scoring instrument, ProjectSam's Swing goes further and will appeal to singer songwriters and solo producers as Hollin Jones discovers.
Aug. 7, 2015
IK Multimedia releases Future Synths & Hugh Padgham Drums for SampleTank 3
Now musicians can power-up their productions with club-ready synths and mixable "stone room" drums from the engineer-producer behind Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight".
Jul. 6, 2015
UVI Vintage Vault on Sale
Vintage Vault from UVI is an incredible collection of synths samplers and drum machines in one package. To celebrate its one year birthday, pick it up at 25% off. Offer ends soon.
Jul. 1, 2015
How to Make Your Own MIDI Hardware Sampler With a Raspberry Pi
Imagine being able to build your own hardware sampler using a Raspberry Pi for about â‚¬90 only'¦ it's very possible and SamplerBox can show you how.
Jun. 7, 2015
Review: Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino
There's lots of string libraries to choose from but not many include muted samples. Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino provides IRs for convolution reverbs to simulate the muted sound you're after.
Feb. 25, 2015
Daft Punk Sample Player on Your Keyboard
The best phrases from Daft Punk's seminal hit, "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is now available for you to play using your computer's keyboard. It's too much fun.
Feb. 12, 2015
AskVideo Shows How to Build NI Kontakt Sampler Instruments
Did you ever wonder how Kontakt instruments are created? If so, you've discovered the right course! Learn everything you need to know about creating your first sample instrument in Kontact.
Jul. 6, 2014
Review: Native Instruments Kinetic Metal Goes Beyond Metallica
Metallic textures may conjure up cold, clanging or industrial soundscapes in your mind. There's more to metal in NI's latest Kontakt sample-based instrument as Noah Pred discovers.
Nov. 22, 2013
UVI Ups Retro and Contemporary Beat Production Ante with Urban Suite
Get gritty, get street with these 5 new software instruments from UVI, designed to quench your thirst for all things urban. Check out the video below showcasing this beat-driven collection...
Nov. 11, 2013
Review: Geosonics by Soniccouture
Soniccouture have been making novel instruments for quite some time. As well as being of high-quality they are also unique! Lynda Arnold was keen to see what Geosonics brings to our sonic palettes.
Oct. 4, 2013
Review: Cinematic Guitars 2
The original Cinematic Guitars by Sample Logic gained lots of fans, and rightly so... it's an excellent library. Toby Pitman delves deep into its successor and puts it to the test.
Nov. 22, 2012
I Am a Mac User, Do I Really Need a PC Slave?
I wonder what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, would make of this title'¦ But for musicians using large power guzzling sample libraries this is a very valid question. Jay Asher investigates.
Sep. 29, 2012
Creating an automatic EXS24 Sampler Instrument loader in Logic Pro 9
Logic Pro 9's EXS24 sampler may lack some of the scripting features of other samplers like Kontakt'¦ but it still holds its own and provides for fast workflows within Logic. Jay Asher investigates.
Jul. 31, 2012
Ableton Live: Simpler vs Sampler
Ableton has you covered in the sampler department: Simpler, or its big brother, Sampler. And they both talk to each other as any good siblings do. Rory Dow explains the differences & which to use when
May. 8, 2012
Logic Pro: Building Sampler Instruments for the EXS24
Sampling has been around since the first recording device. It's as useful today as it ever was. Darren Burgos digs out Logic's veteran sampler, EXS24, to show how to roll your own sampler instrument.
Apr. 12, 2012
Creating Pitched Sampler Instruments without affecting Sample Duration in Logic 9
If you map one audio sample in Logic's EXS24 from C1 to C4 not only will you be able to create a pitched instrument, you will also notice the duration of the sample will be altered. The higher the pit
Nov. 18, 2010
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